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Jun 10, 2019

Tyrone Flores is Shot in the Culture Capital

Chester Williams

A resident of Dangriga is lucky to have escaped grave injury, following an attempt on his life on Sunday morning.  Tyrone Flores, according to police, may have been the victim of a gunman who was seeking to settle an old beef with him.  Flores was shot once in the shoulder as he made his way along Riverside Street.  Commissioner of Police Chester Williams told the media this morning that a suspect has since been detained.


Chester Williams, Commissioner of Police

“Yesterday morning around 6:45 or thereabout, police responded to an incident on Riverside Street, Dangriga Town.  Upon arrival, they met one Tyrone Flores suffering from a single gunshot injury to the shoulder.  He was taken to the Southern Regional Hospital where he was admitted for treatment in a stable condition.  He reported to the police that he was on Riverside Street when he was accosted by a lone gunman who fired one shot at him causing the said injury.  Police have since detained one individual and that person is expected to be charged sometime today with the crime of attempted murder.”



“Sir, was there any argument between the victim and the suspect?”


Chester Williams

“Not from our investigation.”



“Was there any sign of a robbery?”


Chester Williams

“No, it seems to be an old, outstanding issue between them.”

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